as amended, Gray.
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California Emergency Services Act requires the Governor to coordinate the State Emergency Plan and any programs necessary for the mitigation of the effects of an emergency in this state, as specified. Existing law requires the Office of Emergency Services to update the State Emergency Plan, on or before January 1, 2015, to include proposed best practices for local governments and nongovernmental entities to use to mobilize and evacuate people with disabilities, and others with access and functional needs, during an emergency or natural disaster.
This bill would require the Office of Emergency Services to update the State Emergency Plan on or before January 1, 2018, and every 5 years thereafter, and would require the plan to be consistent with specified state climate adaptation strategies.
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Appropriation: begin deleteno end delete.
Fiscal committee: yes.
State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 8570.4 is added to the Government Code,
(a) The Office of Emergency Services shall update
4the State Emergency Plan on or before January 1, 2018, and every
5five years thereafter.
6(b) The State Emergency Plan shall be consistent with the
7following state climate adaptation strategies:
8(1) The Safeguarding California Plan published by the Natural
10(2) The California Climate Adaptation Planning Guide published
11by the Natural Resources Agency and the Office of Emergency
P3 1(3) To the extent
applicable, the Internet Web site
2www.cal-adapt.org published by the California Energy
(a) The Office of Emergency Services, in collaboration
7with the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), the California
8Geological Survey, the University of California, the United States
9Geological Survey, the Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety
10Commission, and other stakeholders, shall develop a
11comprehensive statewide earthquake early warning system in
12California through a public-private partnership, which shall include,
13but not be limited to, the following features:
14(1) Installation of field sensors.
15(2) Improvement of field telemetry.
16(3) Construction and testing of central processing and
18(4) Establishment of warning notification distribution paths to
20(5) Integration of earthquake early warning education with
21general earthquake preparedness efforts.
22(b) In consultation with stakeholders, the Office of Emergency
23Services shall develop an approval mechanism to review
24compliance with earthquake early warning standards as they are
25developed. The development of the approval mechanism shall
26include input from a broad representation of earthquake early
27warning stakeholders. The approval mechanism shall accomplish
28all of the following:
29(1) Ensure the standards are appropriate.
30(2) Determine the degree to which the standards apply to
31providers and components of the system.
32(3) Determine methods to ensure compliance with the standards.
33(4) Determine requirements for participation in the system.
34(c) The Office of Emergency Services shall identify funding
35for the system described in subdivision (a) through single or
36multiple sources of
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37funds from revenue bonds, local funds, and funds from private
38sources. The Office of Emergency Services shall not identify the
39General Fund as a funding source for the purpose of establishing
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3(d) Subdivisions (a) and (b) shall not become operative until
4the Office of Emergency Services identifies funding pursuant to
6(e) (1) If funding is not identified pursuant to subdivision (c)
7by July 1, 2016, this section is repealed unless a later enacted
8statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2017, deletes or extends
10(2) The Office of Emergency Services shall file with the
11Secretary of State its determination that funding was not identified
12pursuant to subdivision (c) by July 1, 2016.